Reports of at Least 20 Victims, Possibly 3 Gunmen, Explosive Device, Gunmen May Have Escaped
There were initial reports of at least 20 victims down amid an active shooter incident at a center for people with developmental disabilities in San Bernardino late Wednesday morning, according to a police official.
The call first came in at 10:59 a.m. of multiple shots fired from the area of 1365 S. Waterman Ave., San Bernardino Police Department Lt. Richard Lawhead said. The department’s SWAT team was training nearby and was suited, “ready to roll” and responded rapidly, Lawhead said.
There were reports of at least 20 victims, Lawhead initially told KTLA. In a separate interview, the lieutenant confirmed there were multiple victims.
He added the extent of their injuries was not immediately known.
According to a tweet from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, there were possibly one to three shooters.